Re: [wpmac] Classic Desktop in OSX (was: Conversions)
- To do the more thorough Desktop rebuild in find file turn on invisible.
Then type "desktop". should be two desktop Desktop Desktop db was one
and I belive desktop df was the other.
move those files to Trash and restart computer. This rebuild a new
Desktop Database not just append repairs to the end. Disadvantage is if
you have getInfo comments written it wipes out all of them
Randy B.Singer wrote:
> John Rethorst said:
> >In OS 9, received wisdom recommended rebuilding the desktop once
> >a month. OSX still has the OS 9 desktop, but its functions are reduced,
> >and I don't know how necessary it is to rebuild it as part of a
> >maintenance schedule (although I still rebuild mine every month).
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Randy B. Singer <randy@...> wrote:
>I think there are a lot of people who have a new machine and know their
> Randy B. Singer said:
> >The need to rebuild the desktop routinely under OS 7/8/9 was always
> >controversial. Assuming that one wasn't experiencing a very limited
> >specific set of problems, there were many "experts" who believed that you
> >never needed to rebuild your desktop.
> I think that I just found a big benefit of rebuilding one's Desktop. I
> just did it, because we were talking about it and I haven't done it in
> ages. I still usually use Claris Emailer, a classic e-mail program.
> Before rebuilding the Desktop it was running really slowly for several
> functions. Now it runs like new!
way around OSX, but who still use, and want to continue to use, a classic
program or two. For many of them it's Framemaker, which apparently
has never been equalled in page layout for long and/or technical
documents. These experienced users may give Apple a reason to
reconsider classic support in Intel, or at least provide an interesting
market for a third-party developer.